For Midori’s decidedly Gallic recital on Friday (April 12) at the newly opened Baker-Baum Concert Hall in La Jolla, she wisely enlisted French pianist Jean-Ives Thibaudet as her collaborator. For sonatas by Claude Debussy, Gabriel Fauré, and Georges Enescu, this was a match made in heaven.
As noted with vigor in the Old Globe’s ‘They Promised Her the Moon,’ it took a long time to establish women’s place in space. B ut it’s taking even longer to get back there significantly for us all.
Magnificent Jerusalem Quartet Opens Coming Home Festival in La Jolla’s Acoustically Miraculous Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
After a star-studded Grand Opening Weekend to inaugurate The Conrad, the La Jolla Music Society’s glistening new performing arts center in downtown La Jolla, on Tuesday, April 9, the organization presented the Jerusalem Quartet in the first full concert of the organization’s lavish Coming Home Festival.
With the large number of shows of varying quality that are presented each year at the San Diego International Fringe Festival, it’s easy to overlook and miss some high-quality works. Luckily for us, several of these plays return for limited engagements.
God may be unknowable, but the fruits of His labor are anything but. Just ask the cast of ‘Church,’ InnerMission Productions’ latest production — but keep in mind that the production doesn’t exactly suggest there’s a supernatural at all.
Mr. & Mrs. Fitch feed off each other, spewing out so many literary references that we don’t believe them. Even English professors are gobsmacked by gobs of bon mots and…